‘Idols stolen from India in the 1990s will be brought back to India’, informed Art Recovery International

The ancient statue, once part of a stupa in Andhra Pradesh, was stolen from a museum in India in the 1990s and will now be returned after being discovered in Europe.

Sometimes Andra Pradesh ,Andhra PradeshThe ancient statue, which was part of a stupa, was stolen from a museum in India in the 1990s and will now be returned after being discovered in Europe. Art Recovery International working on repatriation of stolen and looted historical artifacts (Art Recovery International) said he handed over the statue of late 3rd century AD to Ambassador Santosh Jha at the Indian High Commission in Brussels last week. India Pride Project (IPP) alerted about its history, the organization agreed to negotiate to give the statue to the Indian government unconditionally.

Christopher A. Marinello, lawyer and founder of ARI, said, “The problem of stolen and looted art is not limited to the victim of theft. Owners of illegal goods are increasingly cognizant of the fact that they cannot easily sell, display or transport stolen artifacts without facing potential forfeiture, legal proceedings and loss of reputation.

Australia also returned 29 antiquities to India

Australia has returned to India two days ago 29 antiquities related to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Jain tradition etc., which were inspected by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. These antiquities belong to different time periods, some of which date back to 9-10 centuries AD. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspected 29 antiquities brought back to India from Australia. These antiquities are from different time periods and many of them date back to 9th-10th century AD as well.

‘Sandstone, marble, bronze and brass etc. have been used in sculptures’

PIB said that these antiquities are the heritage of India, which is a historic step to bring back. Sandstone, marble, bronze and brass etc. have been used in most of the sculptures brought back to India. According to sources, these antiquities belong to six categories, ‘Shiva and his disciples’, ‘Worship of Shakti’, ‘Lord Vishnu and his forms’, Jain tradition, paintings and ornamental objects. These antiquities are from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and West Bengal.

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